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Hawk AI Expands in Asia-Pacific and Welcomes Robin Lee as General Manager

Robin Lee, General Manager of APAC for Hawk AI

Hawk AI, the leading provider of AI-powered technology for fraud and anti-money laundering surveillance, today announces the appointment of Robin Lee as General Manager for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

Tobias Schweiger, CEO of Hawk AI, said; “I’m very pleased to welcome Robin Lee to Hawk AI. He brings deep expertise in regulatory compliance and outstanding knowledge of the anti-financial crime sector. He’s also an exceptional leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and infectious energy. We're excited to have someone of his caliber onboard.”

Lee has spent many years in regulatory technology and anti-financial crime and has previously held roles at Thomson Reuters/LSEG/Refinitiv and at Napier Technologies, where he led the APAC operation.  

He is currently Vice-Chair for the APAC Chapter of the Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime, as well as the Global FinTech Liaison for the US Department of Justice’s FinTech Sector Public Dialogue (FSPD), its public-private partnership focusing on fintechs.

Robin Lee said; “I’m delighted to be joining Hawk AI. The Hawk AI platform is streets ahead of other vendors in the sector, with explainable AI that has been built-in from the ground up and an integrated approach to tackling financial crime that delivers truly extraordinary results for customers.”  

“I’ve also been deeply impressed by the Hawk AI team. They’re an exceptional group of people, combining world-class technologists and seasoned financial crime-fighters. I’m very proud to be part of their continued growth.”  

Hawk AI continued its stellar growth in 2023. Founded in 2018 by finance industry veterans, the company has rapidly scaled globally and currently monitors or screens billions of transactions worldwide. The company’s explainable AI approach has proven to be a game-changer in the industry, enabling financial institutions to drastically reduce false positive rates compared to traditional AML/CFT solutions. Hawk AI’s modular solution can either enhance or replace traditional rules-based systems with AI-powered transaction monitoring, payment screening, pKYC, and fraud prevention in real-time to deliver greater accuracy and reduced noise.  

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